Science: At Washington

At Washington the National Council of the Congregational Church was addressed by President Coolidge, who is its Honorary Moderator.* The President chose as his text the interrelation between religion and government. He declared that "the chief function of organized government is to maintain order, provide security for persons and property, and set up instrumentalities for the administration of justice." Then he proceeded to dwell upon the manner in which religious influence may be exerted by both the clergy and the laity in helping the government to achieve its purposes; and crystallized his...

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